THE UGLY SPIRIT

What's it like to be always together, always to be one of a pair, always to share the praise and the blame and never, ever, ever to have a birthday cake that's just for you?

The Ugly Spirit, directed by Garry Robson, was a mix of music, text and improvisation that fused the extraordinary talents of avant garde performance artist David Hoyle with the vocal skills of acclaimed soprano Denise Leigh. A selected audience are invited to wander and explore the undiscovered places that lurk behind the scenes in theatres and travelling shows before being taken to a private audience with Jessie and Bessie, the famous Siamese Twins.

The Ugly Spirit was originally created through a series of creative development workshops, development weeks and events with the involvement of the following groups:

Homotopia, Liverpool, Hereward College, Coventry, Contact the Elderly, London, Project Ability, Glasgow, DaDaFest International 2010.


CAST

DAVID HOYLE

DENISE LEIGH

GARETH KIERAN JONES

RACHEL DRAZEK

 

DIRECTOR - GARRY ROBSON                        

MUSICAL DIRECTOR - STEFAN ANDRUSYCHYN

WRITER - RUSSSELL BARR

ASSOCIATE ARTIST - TANYA RAABE

DESIGNER - LISA DUCIE

LIGHTING DESIGN - IAN SCOTT

ARTISTIC CONSULTANT - PETER HIGGIN